9 Chadian soldiers confirmed dead after fight with Boko Haram in Borno

Nine Chadian soldiers have been confirmed dead while 21 others sustained various degrees of injury after a fierce battle with Boko Haram members in Gamboru-Ngala in Bornu state on Sunday Feb 1st.
“We regret nine dead and 21 wounded. On the enemy side: more than 200 deaths…,” a statement from the Chadian Army released yesterday February 3rd said.
The statement also added that the death and injury toll of their soldiers could rise since clean-up operations in Gamboru-Ngala and other villages where the soldiers battled with the militants were ongoing. The bodies of the soldiers have been repatriated to Chad for burial.

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